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Press Pass, Saturday, August 27
FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
Trump's candidacy taking a toll on political ad spending
Benefit being held for Dunn Center teen after reconstructive surgery
N.D. leaders shift toward willingness to spend Legacy Fund earnings for 2017-19 budget
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
'A special feeling': Blue Hawks enter the season with high hopes
Game in Miles City a reminder of Dickinson State players' roots
Former coach's work still the blueprint for Blue Hawks' defense
Position by position: A closer look at all 22 Dickinson State starters on offense and defense
With elders gone, Dickinson State offensive line jobs up for grabs
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
good bad and ugly
Jeffrey Gordon Ridl
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
September 9, 2015
UND Research center works to reduce debt
BISMARCK — Finances for the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center are still in the red, but officials are hopeful it will break even in 2016. The center has had a deficit since 2008 and currently sits at a $2.2 million deficit due to carryover...
September 9, 2015 - 6:00am
April 4, 2015
NDSU: Tuition won’t cost as much as it seems
FARGO — North Dakota State University students could be looking at tuition hikes of 6.5 percent or more this fall — twice as high as the 3 or 4 percent increases of recent years. But university officials say it won’t feel like that. Instead of charging fees on top of tuition,...
April 4, 2015 - 9:23pm
March 21, 2015
University of North Dakota to house some Williston State financial services
GRAND FORKS — Williston State College is partnering with the University of North Dakota to house some financial aid and human resources employees as the oil field-based college struggles to find and keep its own workers. As soon as possible, UND will hire three new full-time employees...
March 21, 2015 - 8:41pm
January 3, 2015
The price for change: University of North Dakota puts thousands into nickname task force
GRAND FORKS — As the University of North Dakota’s new nickname task force gets closer to completing the plan the university could use to...
January 3, 2015 - 7:59pm
Experts: Unexpected expenses could cost you
GRAND FORKS — Many of us have a pretty good handle on living expenses — rent, car payment, mortgage, utilities, gas, food and the like — but some expenses can catch us by surprise and derail the household budget big-time. A survey released this fall by American Express found...
January 3, 2015 - 6:55pm
December 11, 2014
Blue Cross Blue Shield of ND continues to run in financial black
FARGO — Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota continues to operate in the black as it approaches year-end following last year’s financially bruising loss. The state’s dominant private health insurer, which covers about 515,000 members, finished the quarter ending Sept. 30...
December 11, 2014 - 10:53pm
November 15, 2014
Reviews: Possible conflicts of interest with DSU Foundation
The most recent review of the Dickinson State University Foundation suggests the organization may have violated ethical standards and used millions of dollars in restricted funds to cover operating expenses, but a former board member says the report does not tell the full story. According...
November 15, 2014 - 10:29pm
November 14, 2014
Group outlines goals, uses for state’s Legacy Fund: Trust could grow to $230B by 2060
BISMARCK — A voter-approved trust fund that has socked away more than $2.4 billion in North Dakota oil and gas tax revenue since 2011 could balloon to $230 billion by 2060 under a scenario outlined Thursday by a group that spent the last year developing a road map for the fund. The...
November 14, 2014 - 12:22am
October 31, 2014
As enrollment grows, UND Student Gov. in charge of student fee pot
GRAND FORKS — When campus tour guides would walk by the University of North Dakota Student Government office three years ago, then-Student Body President Kylie Oversen can recall them telling prospective students two things. “They’d say ‘This is where you can get your cab...
October 31, 2014 - 11:12pm
October 29, 2014
Bank of ND maintains high S&P credit rating
BISMARCK — The Bank of North Dakota maintained its high credit ratings in Standard & Poor’s latest review, state officials said Wednesday. The S&P ratings remained stable from a year ago, at AA- for long-term issuer credit and A-1+ for short-term issuer credit, according...
October 29, 2014 - 11:02pm
October 17, 2014
EERC deficit reduction plan approved by board
BISMARCK — A North Dakota Board of Higher Education committee approved Friday a plan to reduce the Energy and Environmental Research Center’s deficit. The center, which is a part of the University of North Dakota and mainly works with private companies, posted a deficit fund...
October 17, 2014 - 11:30pm
Banking on trust: ND’s constitutional funds balloon in wake of oil boom
GRAND FORKS — After tough economic times in the 1980s, North Dakota voters wanted to make sure education funding would be spared by future...
October 17, 2014 - 11:26pm
October 10, 2014
Virginia governor sees riches for state from U.S. shale gas
Impressed by the riches created by shale gas in some U.S. Northeast states, Virginia is working to build a manufacturing hub and create thousands of jobs from the cheap fuel that will soon flow into the state, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday. Shale gas output has jumped more...
October 10, 2014 - 4:39pm
Refiners taking back oil trading back in-house
NEW YORK — Independent U.S. refiners are taking back control of their crude supplies just a few years after outsourcing trading to Wall Street...
October 10, 2014 - 4:38pm
October 4, 2014
Managing ND’s wealth: As the state’s coffers fill up, who’s helping the state invest that money?
FARGO — Rancher Keith Kempenich laughed out loud when asked if he ever gets advice about money. “Oh yeah, we do,” he said. He runs the Box-K Ranch near Bowman, serves in the state House, and, a few times a year, chairs a board that decides how some of the state’s billions...
October 4, 2014 - 11:21pm